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Employers frequently rank graduates of English programs as among their most versatile and adaptable employees. This is because graduates with a Bachelor of Arts in English acquire skills that are not confined to a single career path; their studies allow them to pursue a wide range of personal and professional goals. Thinking critically, analyzing deeply, and communicating clearly are skills demanded by 21st- century employers who value nimble, creative, thoughtful employees. The KPU English degree is a strong first step towards further credentials such as K-12 teacher certification, law degrees, and a range of Master's degrees.

English graduates often become...

  • educators
  • journalists
  • marketing specialists
  • social workers
  • writers
  • lawyers
  • librarians
  • policy writers
  • filmmakers
  • editors
  • actors

For further information about life after an English degree, see Career Services.

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